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Photo#322063
Bug with a Mohawk on Porch - Arilus cristatus

Bug with a Mohawk on Porch - Arilus cristatus
Duncansville, Blair County, Pennsylvania, USA
August 18, 2009
Size: 3-4 inches long

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it's a Wheel Bug, Arilus cristatus
They do have that unusual looking humped back. These guys prey on other insects. They're a type of assassin bug.

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Wheel Bug
Arilus cristatus



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